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(San Mateo County, California)


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The location of Mt. Hope Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mount Hope Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

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The Location of the Mt. Hope Cemetery...

The Mt. Hope Cemetery is located in San Mateo County. The county seat for San Mateo County is located in Redwood City.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Mt. Hope Cemetery

Lat:   37.2580°   (37° 15' 28")

Lon:   -122.3828°   (-122° 22' 58")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Mt. Hope Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Mt. Hope Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in San Mateo County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Belmont   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 
Boulder Creek   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Santa Cruz County
 
Brookdale   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Santa Cruz County
 
Half Moon Bay   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 
Los Altos   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Santa Clara County
 
Menlo Park   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 
Mountain View   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Santa Clara County
 
Palo Alto   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Santa Clara County
 
Redwood City   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 
San Carlos   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Hope Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in San Mateo County.

Alta Mesa Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Santa Clara County
 
Felton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Santa Cruz County
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #274025<4>
 
Gates of Heaven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Santa Clara County
 
Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 
IOOF Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 
Madronia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Located in Santa Clara County
 
Oakwood Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 
Pilarcitos Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 
Skylawn Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8376
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mt. Hope Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 32 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Adobe Corner   [Map]Highlands-Baywood Park   [Map]Palo Alto   [Map]
Atherton   [Map]Highlands   [Map]Pescadero   [Map]
Belmont   [Map]La Honda   [Map]Portola Valley   [Map]
Boulder Creek   [Map]Loma Mar   [Map]Redwood City   [Map]
Brookdale   [Map]Los Altos Hills   [Map]San Carlos   [Map]
Castro City   [Map]Los Altos   [Map]San Gregorio   [Map]
Davenport Landing   [Map]Loyola   [Map]Stanford   [Map]
El Granada   [Map]Martins Beach   [Map]Swanton   [Map]
Emerald Lake Hills   [Map]Menlo Park   [Map]Ventura   [Map]
Escondido Village   [Map]Mountain View   [Map]West Menlo Park   [Map]
Half Moon Bay   [Map]North Fair Oaks   [Map]Woodside   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Mt. Hope Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to San Mateo County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alameda County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Contra Costa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monterey County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Francisco County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Santa Clara County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Santa Cruz County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for California:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of California,     of San Mateo County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for California
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for California
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of California,     of San Mateo County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from California

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Mt. Hope Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #229151   (Name of Record: Mount Hope Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: San Mateo
Lat: 37.2579998     Lon: -122.3827517   [Map]
Elev: 15         Map Name: San Gregorio

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About San Mateo County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for San Mateo County: www.co.sanmateo.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2580, Longitude: -122.3828     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mt. Hope Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mt. Hope Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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